Independence Day Celebrations
Indonesia one of the
famous countries of Asia gained freedom the colonial rule on 17th
August. So, this particular day is celebrated by the people of
Indonesia as their Independence Day. People of Indonesia take part
in the Independence Day Celebrations with full enthusiasm.
The people of Indonesia begin the preparations for celebrating the
Independence Day much more in advance to make the event a grand
success. The skyscrapers of the country mainly the official
buildings located around town displays lighted designs or large
banners .the fences around the most popular presidential palace of
Indonesia and also other important government offices are clothed
in red and white bunting. The shopping malls of the country are
also ornamented in red and white bunting. Moreover, certain
special discount sales are also offered to the visitors for
Moreover for the
Independence Day Celebrations the city drains are Drains are
swept, the debris is cleared and some of popular public areas are
even painted. People are requested to host the Indonesian flag
during this period. Businessman also offers some contributions to
celebrate the Independence Day. Fireworks displays are also
enjoyed by the people during the Independence Day.
The President of Indonesia delivers the State of the Nation
Address to the members of the House of Representatives, honored
guests and also diplomatic corps on the eve of Independence Day.
On the grand day of 17th august the Indonesian flag is hoisted at
the National Palace. The TV channels cover live performances.
People who are not able to come to the venue can watch the
programs from their home. The Independence Day ceremonies are led
by the President and Vice President, and are also attended by the
cabinet, military brass, honored guests School students and also
by general public.
The military personnel in their stunning uniforms parade during
the Independence Day Celebrations. There are also some activities,
which are organized, by the kids and youngsters during the
Independence Day like shrimp chips eating contests, bike
decorating and other exciting games. The Nasi Tumpeng and Panjat
Pinang are other popular games, which are also organized during
the course of the event.
Pay a visit to Indonesia during the Independence Day Celebrations
and get yourself entertained.
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